Teriyaki Shrimp & Quinoa Stir Fry

I always love a good, quick stir fry.  Try quinoa instead of rice!  Quinoa is a whole grain and is one of the few plant based foods that is a complete protein.   Complete proteins contain all of the essential amino acids.  Quinoa is also a great source of fiber, which has many benefits such as keeping you full longer.  I’ve cooked quinoa all different ways … Continue reading Teriyaki Shrimp & Quinoa Stir Fry

Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

I’ve been wanting to make more slow cooker meals.  They are honestly the best thing in the world because I literally came home from work and it was all done waiting for me.  These can also be healthy if you use the right ingredients! Ingredients 4 bell peppers, sliced 2 chicken breasts 1 onion, chopped 2 cans petite diced tomatoes (low sodium) 1 tbsp garlic, minced … Continue reading Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Noodle Soup with Spiralized Sweet Potato

Wanted to make a soup today but can’t seem to stray too far from sweet potatoes.. they are so good in everything.  They were a little difficult to spiralize so I ended up just cubing one.  This recipe makes a LOT, so I had a ton of leftovers.  Enjoy!   Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, diced 1 tbsp garlic, minced 2 sweet potatoes, … Continue reading Chicken Noodle Soup with Spiralized Sweet Potato

Lemon Garlic Zoodles

If you don’t have a spiralizer you should probably buy one!  They are pretty cheap and you can make noodles with things like zucchini, sweet potato, carrots, or summer squash.  It’s so easy and quick! Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1/4 cup red onion, chopped 1 tbsp garlic, minced 2 roma tomotoes, chopped 2 cups spinach 1/2 cup chickpeas 1 zucchini, spiralized 1 tbsp lemon … Continue reading Lemon Garlic Zoodles

Southwest Chicken Tortilla Soup

With fall quickly approaching, I had to post my favorite soup recipe! I’ve made this countless times and it’s super easy and delicious! I’ve made it with rice before, but also with egg noodles. You can really use any starch. I try to keep the starch in a separate container when storing leftovers so the broth doesn’t get soaked up. You can also make it … Continue reading Southwest Chicken Tortilla Soup